I was listening to the radio and heard that the Melbourne F-1 organizers were frustrated with the new sound of the new engines since they lack the shrieking roar of the old engines from last year. Now the aural atmosphere of an event is critical and if the full experience doesn't measure up you may feel short changed. Say if you watched an air shoe and instead of the the screaming jet engines and the throbbing drone of piston engines it all sounded like grunting pigs instead. It would be odd to say the least and completely ruined to say the most.
Here's a comparison of the the two sounds:
So what is you opinion on the matter? Like it? Hate it? On some level don't care since it's an auto race?